Tag Archives: Portland

Anti-Mask Pair Assault Cookie Shop Worker [VIDEO]

Portland, Oregon’s CBS News affiliate reports: A man and a woman were arrested for assaulting the owner of Crumb Together in Eugene, after being asked to leave the store for refusing to wear masks, according to police. The suspects have been identified as 34-year-old Ricki Scott Collin, and 45-year-old Amy Verlee Hall — both from Portland. According to authorities, a …

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Anti-Vax Mob Shuts Down Portland School Meeting

Portland, Oregon’s CBS News affiliate reports: Protesters against student vaccine mandates, along with anti-maskers, forced a Portland Public School Board meeting to take place virtually, as the board was set to discuss a possible COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students 12-and-older. The meeting drew a crowd of at least 100 parents and students when the Board Chair decided to move it …

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Oregon Proud Boys Rally Erupts Into Gunfire [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: A right wing protest in Portland on Sunday has culminated in a gunfight, when antifascist demonstrators returned fire at a man who shot at them with a handgun in a downtown street. The firefight took place in the heart of downtown Portland, soon after 6pm. As antifascists followed a man at a distance who they were trying …

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Records Fall Again In Brutal Northwest Heat Wave

The BBC reports: Dozens of people have died in Canada amid an unprecedented heatwave that has smashed temperature records. Police in the Vancouver area have responded to more than 130 sudden deaths since Friday. Most were elderly or had underlying health conditions, with heat often a contributing factor. Canada broke its temperature record for a third straight day on Tuesday …

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Records Tumble Again In Northwest Heat Wave [Video]

The Washington Post reports: The most severe heat wave in the history of the Pacific Northwest is near its climax. The National Weather Service had predicted it would be “historic, dangerous, prolonged and unprecedented,” and it is living up to its billing as it rewrites the record books. On Monday, Portland, Ore., soared to at least 113 degrees, the highest …

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“Historic Heat Dome” Shatters Records In Northwest

AccuWeather reports: To say it’s hot in the Northwest is an understatement. Temperatures have already soared to levels never been experienced in recorded history in this part of the United States — and AccuWeather meteorologists say the summer sizzle hasn’t even reached its peak. AccuWeather’s team of expert forecasters were describing the then upcoming heat wave as “unprecedented”, “life-threatening” and …

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Portland Sheriff: Trump Lied, I Never Supported Him

Fox News sadly reports: The sheriff of Multnomah County, Ore., which includes Portland, emphatically denied supporting President Trump on Tuesday evening — shortly after the president made the claim during his debate against Democrat Joe Biden. Trump mentioned the sheriff while touting support from law enforcement across the country during his first presidential debate with Biden. “We just got the …

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Proud Boys Rally Fizzles, Only 200 Attendees [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: A rally by the far-right Proud Boys in Portland, Oregon, in support of President Donald Trump and police drew about 200 protesters Saturday afternoon, far fewer than the expected thousands that led the city to brace for potential violence. Among the rallygoers who gathered at a city park were dozens wearing militarized body armor, including helmets and …

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OR Declares Emergency Ahead Of Proud Boys Rally

Reuters reports: Thousands of supporters of the right-wing Proud Boys group were expected in Portland, Oregon on Saturday as police prepared for clashes in a city that has become the epicenter of sometimes deadly political violence in the run up to the Nov. 3 election. Governor Kate Brown on Friday declared a weekend state of emergency for Oregon’s biggest city, …

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Proud Boys Denied Permit For Massive Portland Rally

The Williamette Week reports: Portland Parks and Recreation has denied a permit for a planned Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer rally in Delta Park on Saturday. In a statement, City Commissioner Amanda Fritz, who oversees city parks, said the rally of right-wing groups would violate social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. It remains unclear whether the permit denial will …

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Leaked Chats Show Cultists Plotting Portland Violence

The Guardian reports: Leaked chat logs show Portland-area pro-Trump activists planning and training for violence, sourcing arms and ammunition and even suggesting political assassinations ahead of a series of contentious rallies in the Oregon city, including one scheduled for this weekend. The chats on the GroupMe app, shared with the Guardian by the antifascist group Eugene Antifa, show conversations between …

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Feds Kill Suspect In Shooting Of Far-Right Activist

The Associated Press reports: A man suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of a right-wing group in Portland, Oregon, last week after a caravan of Donald Trump backers rode through downtown was killed Thursday as investigators moved in to arrest him, the U.S. Marshals Service said Friday. The man, Michael Forest Reinoehl, 48, was killed as a federal task force …

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Biden Calls On Trump To Condemn Portland Violence

Politico reports: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday condemned violence in Portland, Ore., after police said one person was fatally shot amid clashes between Black Lives Matter protesters and counter protesters. The Democrat urged President Trump to do the same, underscoring his message by noting that a death is tragic no matter what political views the victim held. “I …

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DHS Sec: We Might Send Troops To Portland [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf told ABC’s “This Week” that “all options continue to be on the table” in terms of sending federal law enforcement into Portland to quell violent protests. On Friday, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler sent President Trump a letter rejecting his offer of federal assistance. “I do understand that there were a number of …

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Trump Retweets Video Of Portland Cultists Shooting BLM Protesters With Paintball Gun And Pepper Spray

The Daily Beast reports: Hundreds of Trump supporters, some of them armed, converged on Portland late Saturday and faced off against anti-racist protesters as part of a “cruise rally” that resulted in a spate of violent clashes and at least one fatal shooting. Portland Police confirmed on Twitter that the shooting is being investigated as a homicide.  They responded and …

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Portland “Bible Burning” Story Was Russian Disinfo

How utterly unsurprising: The truth was far more mundane. A few protesters among the many thousands appear to have burned a single Bible — and possibly a second — for kindling to start a bigger fire. None of the other protesters seemed to notice or care. Yet in the rush to paint all the protesters as Bible-burning zealots, few of …

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Feds To Appeal Ruling Barring Arrests Of Journalists

Courthouse News reports: Federal police are now under a court order not to arrest or assault journalists and legal observers for doing their jobs, after a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Thursday that the government said it would appeal. “An open government has been a hallmark of our democracy since our nation’s founding,” U.S. District Judge Michael Simon …

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Fox Analyst Blasts Feds For “Unconstitutional” Actions In Portland: “It’s Not Only Unlawful, It’s Just Plain Wrong”

“What happened in Portland over the weekend, it was not only unlawful and unconstitutional, it’s just plain wrong. Sending armed, untrained police into the streets wearing fatigues without the knowledge or consent of the local police actually caused more violence. All the people that they arrested, they didn’t file one criminal complaint. “You have a lot of peaceful demonstrators. The …

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“Wall Of Moms” Protect Portland Protesters [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Dozens of women wearing yellow linked arms to form a protective “wall of moms” around Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland, Oregon, on Sunday as the protesters clashed with federal law enforcement. Video from the scene showed crowds chanting “Feds stay clear, moms are here!” and “Feds go home!” before protesters toppled a fence erected around the …

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Lincoln Project: Portland Is How It Starts [VIDEO]

Just out from the Lincoln Project: The Lincoln Project today released a new video, “How It Starts”, a warning about how Trump, Bill Barr and Chad Wolf are ordering unnamed and unmarked agents into our streets. Against a backdrop of falling poll numbers, rising COVID-19 infections, and a revealing Fox News interview, it’s clear that President Trump is rapidly losing …

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